Policy

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Last week’s meeting of the Council of Australian Government’s (COAG) Energy Council meeting saw a number of policy measures to ensure Australia’s energy supply.

State and Territory governments have been handed a successful roadmap for the development of their own natural gas industries to help boost domestic supply.

Chemistry Australia CEO Samantha Read has said that manufacturers in the Australian chemistry industry are not seeing an end to rising east coast gas prices due to a lack of understanding of how critical domestic gas is to job creation in the industry.

AEMO boss backs Finkel


The new Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) CEO Audrey Zibelman has called on governments to take up the recommendations from the Finkel Review.

Treasurer threatens states over gas


Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has threatened state and territory governments with GST cuts if they continue to limit gas exploration.

The Australian Government will complete a study into offshore gas basins in southern Australia, part of its $90 million commitment in domestic gas.

The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) Energy Supply Outlook (ESO) confirms that there is no need for LNG export restrictions, according to the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

In its inaugural Energy Supply Outlook (ESO), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) highlights a low risk of electricity shortfalls for an average summer in 2017/18, however the power system remains susceptible to extreme conditions.

Gas and the gender handicap


It would be nice to think that in 2015 discussions about gender pay parity and women’s access to leadership positions were relics of another age. Problems solved, or at least...

Reimagining Australia’s shale gas revolution


The polarised arguments about shale gas are inhibiting constructive debate on the role of unconventional gas in Australia’s energy future.

Graduating in gas


What is it like to graduate as a gas industry professional in 2016? Gas Today speaks to fresh engineering graduate Robert Murray on the opportunities the natural gas industry offers...

Australia’s land access new frontier


Queensland GasFields Commissioner John Cotter has recently completed a stocktake of the construction of the three export pipelines in Queensland, and has gathered some key lessons about oil and gas...

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